Shirley Temple Black, 85, who rose to fame as arguably the most popular child star in Hollywood history, died late Monday night, according to her publicist.
Shirley Temple Black has died. The actress lifted America's spirits as the bright-eyed, dimpled child movie star during the Great Depression luring millions to the movies in the 1930s. Later in life, the actress became a diplomat, having been named the U.S. ambassador to Ghana in 1974. She died of natural causes at her California home. She was 85.
She captured the hearts of millions with her bright eyes, dimples and curly locks. Shirley Temple Black, who was one of Hollywood's best known child stars, has died at the age of 85. She passed away from natural causes Monday night at her California home. As a child actress, Shirley Temple lifted America's spirits during the Great Depression with her dancing and singing. She became famous by the age of 6.
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